Windows Vista Book: Doing Cool Things with Vista, Your Photos, Videos, Music, and More

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With so many books out there on Windows Vista, what makes this one better and different is its focus. While other Vista books can regularly be 500 or more pages, this book cuts through all the technical jargon and gives you exactly what you want: the most important, most requested, and just plain coolest things about Vista that will change the way you work on your PC. Each page covers just one topic, complete with full color photos and screenshots, making it easy to find what you’re looking for fast. You’ll learn...
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Overview

With so many books out there on Windows Vista, what makes this one better and different is its focus. While other Vista books can regularly be 500 or more pages, this book cuts through all the technical jargon and gives you exactly what you want: the most important, most requested, and just plain coolest things about Vista that will change the way you work on your PC. Each page covers just one topic, complete with full color photos and screenshots, making it easy to find what you’re looking for fast. You’ll learn how to take advantage of Vista’s newest features in order to better manage your digital photos, secure your computer, play your music, customize your computer’s look and feel, work with video, back up your data, and much, much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321509741
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 6/30/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 251
  • Product dimensions: 8.88 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Matt Kloskowski is the Education and Curriculum Developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, editor-in-chief of the Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter, and (along with Scott Kelby and Dave Cross) co-host of Adobe Photoshop TV, the popular video podcast.

Kleber Stephenso n is Director of Seminars and Director of Windows Technologies for KW Media Group, a software education and publishing firm (and home to Scott Kelby’s National Association of Photoshop Professionals). Stephenson is author of Killer Tips books for Windows XP and Office 2003, co-author of The iTunes for Windows Boo k, and contributing technology reviewer for Photoshop User magazine. He has more than a decade of experience analyzing and implementing business computing infrastructures based on the Windows platform.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Vista's Coolest Features: Top Ten Things to Do Now, If You Just Can't Help Yourself 1

Ch. 2 Customizing Display and Appearance: Making Your Desktop Feel Like Home 13

Ch. 3 All New Gadgets and Sidebar: They're New. They're Cool. Find Out How to Use 'Em 45

Ch. 4 Security!: Keeping Your Computer Safe 67

Ch. 5 Surfing the Web: Getting Online Quickly & Safely 91

Ch. 6 Keeping in Touch: Email and Instant Messaging 129

Ch. 7 Getting the Most Out of Your Photos: Viewing, Editing, and Printing 151

Ch. 8 Music: Play and Organize Music with Windows Media Player 187

Ch. 9 DVDs, Videos, and Making Movies: Making Your Family Superstars 205

Ch. 10 Storing, Finding, and Viewing Your Files: Working with Files and Folders 221

Index 242

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    WOW

    This is also cool

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